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Mali Crisis

Mali: A Crisis We Can't Ignore

Devon Kerr | Posted 05.02.2013 | Teen
Devon Kerr

When first hearing about the international crisis in Mali, most people will ask, "Where's Mali?" As you can see, most people don't know too much about the African nation. However, in recent weeks, Mali has become incredibly important to the international community.

EU To Hold Mali Aid Donor Conference

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact

BRUSSELS, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The European Union will hold an international aid conference on Mali in May, EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barros...

U.S. Steps Up To Support French Military In Mali

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

WASHINGTON -- The United States has decided to provide additional support to the French military in its war against Islamic militants in Mali by condu...

Malian Child Soldier Tells His Tale From Prison

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

SEVARE, Mali -- The boy sits with his knees tucked under his chest on the concrete floor of the police station here, his adolescent face a tableau of ...

France: U.S., Obama Should Step Up In Mali

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

By Mark Hosenball and Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - France's military intervention in Mali has revived trans-Atlanti...

France: Africans Need To Take The Lead In Mali

AP | BABA AHMED | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

BAMAKO, Mali — Radical Islamists have fled a key Malian town on foot following French airstrikes that began after they seized Diabaly nearly one...

EU To Send Military Training Mission To Mali

AP | DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — European officials had a message Thursday for French forces fighting on the front lines of the battle against Islamist extremists in ...

France To Send Drones To Mali

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 10.25.2012 | World

PARIS -- France will move surveillance drones to West Africa and is holding secretive talks with U.S. officials in Paris this week as it seeks to stee...

What the Sahel Needs

Julien Schopp | Posted 08.18.2012 | Impact
Julien Schopp

As we talk about resilience, let's not forget to focus our limited attention on the Sahel drought and the needless number of children at risk of starvation, and on Mali, where innocent civilians are fleeing conflict and persecution.